Little Piglet

Honore Daumier (1808-1879),Hein ! Comme il regarde les cervelas, lithograph, plate 51 from the series Moeurs Conjugales, published in Le Charivari in 1842, and in Album Moeurs Conjugales in 1843, a sur blanc impression (without letterpress verso, on strong wove paper), in good condition with only slight toning, Daumier Register 674, second state (of 3), 8.3 x 9 inches.

A fine impression.

Here’s the translation from the Daumier Register:

Original Text:
Hein ! Comme il regarde les cervelas, les jambons… Nous aimerons donc l’tat de papa…. petit cochon!….


Look! See how his eyes are on the saveloys and the ham…. it seems we like Papa’s job?….. my little piglet!